What does Anis mean?
Anis [anis] as a name for girls is a Greek name, and the meaning of Anis is "pure, holy; satisfaction". Anis is a version of Agnes (Greek). Anis is also a form of Anice (Greek). Anis is also used as a variant of Anise.
33 more alternative forms via Agnes, Anice, Anise: Ag, Aggi, Aggie, Aggy, Agi, Agie, Agna, Agnah, Agneis, Agnese, Agness, Agnie, Agnus, Agot, Agy, Agye, Aigneis, Ainah, Anais▲, Anessa, Anicka, Anisha, Anissa▼, Annais, Annest, Annick, Annisa, Annisah, Ina▼, Inah, Una▼, Unah and Ynes.Creative forms:
(female) Amis, Aneis, ..
(male) Anas, Anim, .. Middle name pairings:
Anis Jordyn (A.J.), ..
How popular is Anis?
Anis is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#49563 out of 150436, Top 33%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Anis reached its top position of #1912 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Aggie, Agnes (#1272 in recent rankings), Agness, Anais (#1034), Anessa, Anice, Anisha, Anissa, Annice, Annis, Ina, Ines, Inez and Una are the popular related forms of Anis rated in the Top 2000. These relations of Anis were popular with parents during 1890-1899 (adoption of 0.71%) and are now significantly less common (adoption 0.02%, down 97.5%), with forms such as Anissa becoming less fashionable. Anais is the most chic girl name in this compilation.
Anis is alike in pronunciation to Anayas, Annus, Ennis, Euniss, Innes, Innis, Unice and Uniss. Other suggested similar names are Abia, Adi, Adia, Afia, Ailis, Alanis, Aldis, Alia▲, Alie, Alis, Alise, Alisz, Alix, Aliz, Allis, Ami▼, Amia▲, Amil, Amisa, Amit, Ana, Anat, Anci, Ande, Andy, Anet, Ang, Ange, Angie▼, Angil, Angy, Ania, Anica, Anika▲, Aniko, Anisa, Anisah, Anja, Anka, Anke, Anki, Ann▼, Annes, Anni, Annie▼, Anny, Antia, Anyu, Ari▲, Aria▲, Arie, Arnit, Asia▼, Avie, Avis▼, Ayisa, Azia, Cis, Eris, Iris▲, Kris▼, Lenis, Lis, Lois▼, Sis, Tanis and Tris. These names tend to be more commonly used than Anis.See names in meaning and etymology.